They broke the law to come here, took a job to which they were not legally entitled, and then immediately commited a fraud.
And, they’re not all innocently making up a Social Security number. Quite a few have used stolen, actual Social Security numbers.
Do I sense a trend, here?
Sometimes, you just gotta' laugh...
The trend you are sensing is the government trying to avoid the social security revolt that would ensue if the average American knew their money has been stolen by letting illegals put some of it back under false pretenses.